The first table below looks at the demand for MS Office skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Applications category for the West Wales region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 17 11 23
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +12
Contract jobs citing MS Office 4 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Wales 5.06% 8.62% 1.04%
As % of the Applications category 80.00% 55.56% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 0
Average daily rate
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£308 £225 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £285 £265 £275
% change year-on-year
+7.54% -3.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Average hourly rate £12.35 £40.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-69.12% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.11 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-0.77% +4.51%
Applications Category
West Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
5 9 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Wales 6.33% 15.52% 9.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 0
Average daily rate £308 £225 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Average hourly rate £12.35 £40.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-69.12% +128.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
MS Office
Wales

MS Office
Jobs Demand Trend in West Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MS Office across the West Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Applications category.

MS Office Jobs Demand Trend in West Wales

MS Office
Daily Rate Trend in West Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MS Office across the West Wales region.

MS Office Daily Rate Trend in West Wales

MS Office
Hourly Rate Trend in West Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MS Office across the West Wales region.

MS Office Hourly Rate Trend in West Wales

MS Office
Contract Job Locations in West Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Office within the West Wales region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Swansea -5 3 - - 1
MS Office
Wales

MS Office
Top 8 Related IT Skills in West Wales

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Wales region citing MS Office also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited MS Office.

1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) HP
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (20.00%) Blackberry
3 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) VoIP
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in West Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Wales region citing MS Office also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited MS Office. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) VoIP
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Support Technician
1 4 (80.00%) 1st Line Support
1 4 (80.00%) 1st Line Support Technician
1 4 (80.00%) Service Desk Technician
2 1 (20.00%) Desktop Support
2 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Desktop Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) HP
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco